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Veterinary Medicine

Guide to books for courses by year, plus publishing, pre-veterinary career information, access after leaving UTK, etc.

Veterinary medicine course books, research support, and more

.Contact Librarian Ann Viera (865-974-7338 OR annviera dot utk dot edu) with suggestions or questions about this guide.

Tiny URL for this guide:  tiny.utk.edu/vetmed

Health Disparities Assignment for DVM/MPH Students Spring 2019: Public Health 555 Dr. Jabson

UT Librarians have a guide to public health:

 

Guides by other librarians: figure out the scope of your topic and what sources are available

Any book or journal article on these guides will likely be available at UTK also. 

Ask for help!

Many of the links to public information on the guides below should work.

Pendergrass Library:

Please contact us at 974-7338 via email for Help with Health Disparities Topic: 
Ann Viera Veterinary Librarian  annviera@utk.edu               Pendergrass Library
Isabella Baxter  Agriculture Librarian ibaxter1@utk.edu                Pendergrass Library 
Melanie Allen Public Health Librarian   melanie-allen@utk.edu       Hodges Library

 

 

1/ EQUIPMENT:

  • Equipment to produce the public service announcement can be borrowed from Pendergrass or the Hodges Studio.
  • Be sure to find out what equipment is available, loan periods or reservation options well beforehand.

2/ How to create a Public Service Announcement or PSA

Searching TIP for all platforms:  The acronym PSA is used often --but not always-- in the popular and research literature and on Web sites.  Therefore, searching for the acronym PSA will retrieve a lot --but not all-- relevant information. 

Searching for just PSA might be sufficient for this assignment. 

In general it is a best practice to spell acronyms out when searching and use OR operator:

public service announcement OR PSA

TRAINING:

  • LYNDA.COM AT UTK has 2 videos on writing a script and creating a Public Service Announcement plus it has many other technical training videos.

​ IMAGES:

WHAT APPROACH IS EFFECTIVE?

  • Before finalizing your approach and writing the script, look for evidence of effectiveness!  Clinical Queries on PubMed

PUBMED CLINICAL QUERIES: SEE SCREEN SHOT BELOW

LOOK FOR EXAMPLES: 

  • USE Google Advanced Search to limit to .gov or .org to see what others have created

Search OneSearch

TRY searching for PSAs on your topic:

public service announcements AND suicide prevention  

THEN LIMIT TO PEER REVIEWED ARTICLES: Screen shot

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Ask Us

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  •        Email: agvetlib@utk.edu
  •        Voice (865)  974-7338
  •        Text    (865) 320-9885           
    • Who to ask and when they work:

      9 to 4  M-F @Pendergrass

      email evenings and weekends

      Ann Viera 

      Veterinary Librarian

      annviera@utk.edu  865-974-7338

      10-4 Sun |  2-10 Mon-Thurs

       

      Jeffrey Hines 

      Evening Supervisor

      jhines@utk.edu

      865-974-7338